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Derbyshire born, Derbyshire bred, all handmade by me, in a Derbyshire shed! - Rob Thornton


Open Front Bird Box 

Ideal for birds such as robins that prefer an open sided box.

Site the box around head height, facing south - east if possible, yet avioding midday sun and in or near shelter to hide from predators.


In rural south Derbyshire is the family smallholding, with one field called ‘cow close’ and the other ‘millway’. Although there was never a mill called Cow Close Mill, the ‘millway’ name probably refers to a long lost windmill near the farm, and so it just seemed to fit for my ambitions of a studio and workshop!

Cow Close Mill Square Bird Box

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